Usage examples for wisely

  1. Mr. Hastings's first impulse was to follow them, but knowing that they would surely be home that night, and remembering how weary Uncle Nathaniel was, he wisely concluded to remain in the city and surprise them on their return. – Dora Deane by Mary J. Holmes
  2. Promise that, and tell Retty that there are more worthy men than I in the world, that for my sake she is to act wisely and well- remember the words- wisely and well- for my sake. – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  3. Killigrew had lived his life very thoroughly, though he had always loved not well but too wisely. – Secret Bread by F. Tennyson Jesse
  4. My curiosity was intense, but resisting the temptation to rush out and satisfy it, I wisely resolved to remain in my present position as long as possible. – Bill the Minder by W. Heath Robinson
  5. It is probable I may not have done wisely, seeing that I had not you to direct me. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  6. We must remember, too, that there are two kinds of love and that the lower kind does not choose as wisely as the higher. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck
  7. Have I not chosen, wisely, a husband fit for you in every way?" – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  8. It is only by wisely training all of them together that the complete man may be found. – The True Citizen, How To Become One by W. F. Markwick, D. D. and W. A. Smith, A. B.
  9. The danger which Julian so wisely dreaded was in the rest of the face; the love which he had so truly described was in the eyes alone. – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins
  10. However, Milly wisely reflected, one didn't marry for the sake of exciting conversation. – One Woman's Life by Robert Herrick
  11. To lead most wisely is so to direct the current of thought as if it were not directed. – Training the Teacher by A. F. Schauffler Antoinette Abernethy Lamoreaux Martin G. Brumbaugh Marion Lawrance
  12. I should call him an extremely clever fellow in a general way, and he has done wisely in the selection of his career." – Paul Patoff by F. Marion Crawford
  13. " How wisely the young lady acted," Frau Dubois concluded, " you yourself know. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. You speak more wisely, Ellen; and you will think more calmly upon it when the present grief of your grandmother's death passes off. – Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia by William Gilmore Simms
  15. And they shook their heads wisely, as those do who know more than they say. – Seven Frozen Sailors by George Manville Fenn
  16. Let those who have lived wisely and well show that they can die in the same way! – David and the Phoenix by Edward Ormondroyd
  17. But the fire chief had nodded wisely and said to Mrs. Vincent: Those two young girls have long heads. – Peggy Stewart at School by Gabrielle E. Jackson
  18. Is it or is it not a principle such, that one at any time wholly devoted to it could thereafter, upon a reasonable review of life, wisely regret having chosen to live thus? – The Sources Of Religious Insight by Josiah Royce
  19. Jeffreys wisely avoided all expostulations or self- excuse. – A Dog with a Bad Name by Talbot Baines Reed